Month: July 2014

Extra! Extra! (Greeneville Sun Article dated July 09, 2014)

The reconstruction of the Chimney at the 1787 Seth Babb Homestead was picked up by our friends at the Greeneville Sun. I almost overlooked the article after the TV Station picked up the story. But I’m glad someone pointed it out to me. In the picture you can see the Cinder Block structure of the […]

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Game on!

Sargent Ryan Tucker (who I believe is the only Active Duty member of the Babb Family Association) is helping to bring baseball to Latvia. In addition to being the 4th great Grandson of Seth Babb of Greeneville, TN, Ryan is a native of Katy, Texas and is pictured sliding into home plate during a friendly game between […]

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Thomas Babb (1-2-1-1) & his service at Brandywine Battlefield

The folks at Brandywine Battlefield weren’t able to locate this file during our recent visit at the 2014 Reunion. But they found the file and have passed it on. It speaks to Thomas Babb’s service as it relates to the Battlefield. This is the Thomas whose DAR marker we dedicated earlier in the day. So, […]

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Reflections of the way life used to be

I’m attaching a series of photos relating to the marriage records at Old Swedes Church & St. Martin’s Episcopal church. In the political world, this is known as “The Document Dump”. Releasing a bunch of documents over a beautiful weekend. Here, I’m simply taking advantage of a quiet morning to get caught up! These items were not seen during the our reunion due to […]

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Conference on Western Radicals, featuring Sanora Babb to be held Nov 2014

Below is a Session proposal for a conference on Western Radicals, featuring the works of Sanora Babb, among others. Sanora is, of course, the would be famous, author who’s work An Owl on Every Fencepost was pulled from release after the blockbuster reception of Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. I mentioned this at the reunion and […]

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First look at the Seth Babb Homestead Chimney

WCYB, an NBC News Affiliate in the Greeneville, TN area has picked up our story about the homestead reconstruction. The story makes it sound as though the home was just reconstructed in the last few weeks, which isn’t accurate. However, it does include several views of the rising chimney, which is almost as high as […]

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